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Navy drills emergency response before fleet show

PATTAYA - While preparing Pattaya Bay to host ships from dozens of foreign countries, the navy practiced its response to emergencies before the international fleet...

Thai police search for 20 suspected Uighurs on the run

Bangkok (AP) — Police said Tuesday they were stepping up security along the country's borders as they searched for around 20 suspected ethnic Uighurs...

Meteorological Office warns of more rain in many parts of the country

Bangkok - Four provinces in the central and northeastern regions of Thailand have continued to battle against flooding with areas of the south, central...

Culture Ministry calls for return of ancient Thai artifacts

Bangkok - The Ministry of Culture is speeding up the process for the return of ancient Thai artifacts from overseas. The ministry's ad hoc committee...

Tourists generate 2.1 trillion baht during first 10 months

Bangkok - The Permanent Secretary for Tourism and Sports, Pongpanu Svetarundra, said arrivals to Thailand generated tourism revenue of more than 2.1 trillion baht...

Do Farangs make good husbands?

Dear Hillary, I write in response to a letter in your 25th Oct edition on the ever-popular subject of Bargirl/Farang relationships from a gentleman who...

Side saddle

Dear Hillary, I’m a bit new to Thailand, so I’m probably not the first to ask this, but why do Thai women sit sideways on...

Beware of escalators

Dear Hillary, I never thought of myself as a prude, but what do you think of the way these girls dress round here. Or maybe...

Struck dumb

Dear Hillary, You may think this request is too simple to publish, but I am sure my problem is one suffered by many young men...

Death notice

Gerald Joseph Kelly, a resident for over 15 years in Pattaya’s Nova Hotel, died in Dublin Republic of Ireland on 2 November 2017. He...

The ‘ridiculous’ for TAT

Editor; Imagine trying to encourage tourist visits to Jomtien Beach for a happy holiday time, when directives... 1) Pave over a pleasant beach side walking street. 2)...

R.I.P. Gerald Kelly

Gerald Joseph Kelly, a resident for over 15 years in Pattaya's Nova Hotel, died in Dublin, Republic of Ireland on 2 November 2017. He...

Smoking ban on beaches

Dear Editor: I have read with interest the various articles about the upcoming ban on smoking on Pattaya and other beaches, fines for disobeying, etc. I...

12 arrested in Thailand in soccer match-fixing investigation

Bangkok (AP) — Football Association of Thailand president Somyot Poompanmuang says five players and two match officials from the top-flight national league are among...

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Odds and Ends, Friday November 17 – November 23, 2017

Lawsuit: Couple’s $2M condo had urine, food in the walls Weehawken, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey couple is suing a construction company after they...

Odds and Ends – Friday November 10 – November 16, 2017

NYC water main breaks, sending geyser blasting onto house New York (AP) - Public works crews have repaired a broken water main that caused a geyser...